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Reception

Welcome to Reception

Miss Miller (Class Teacher)

Mrs Dickinson (Teaching Assistant)

Week beginning 12th April 2021

On Monday we went on an Easter Egg hunt to find a secret message.

Happy Easter

Jesus is Risen

Alleluia

We have been finding out about what happened to our class caterpillars over the Easter holidays.

In maths this week we having been using our numicon to make numbers.

 

Well Done to 

Emiliana and Samuel who are our Good Workers 

and

Sofia and Ava who are our Gold Award winners this week.

Holy Week 

Well Done to 

Isaac and Eleanor who are our Good Workers 

and

Cypriana and Mila who are our Gold Award winners this week.

Week beginning 22nd March 2021

This week we have been enjoying lots of activities such as making palm leaves for our RE, counting back game, playing a more and less game and

spending time observing our caterpillars changing into their cacoons.

 

Well Done to 

Lottie and Luca who are our Good Workers this week

and

Orlaith and George who are our Gold Award winners

Week beginning 15th March 2021

This week we have been learning lots of things. For example how 2D shapes can be fitted together (tessellation), using a 10 frame to play a game and to use a salad spinner to mix up paint.

In RE this week we have been learning about a time when one of Jesus’ friends let him down and how Jesus forgave him.

 

Well Done to 

Amelia and Ollie who are our Good Workers this week

and

Nuala and Freya J who are our Gold Award winners

Week beginning 8th March 2021

It has been fantastic seeing all the happy smiles as the children walked into school on Monday. The atmosphere in the classroom all week has been full of happy, excited, chatty children.

 

Well Done to 

Lily and Amelie who are our Good Workers this week

and

Gabrielle and Hugh who are our Gold Award winners

 

Week beginning 14th December 2020

It was fantastic to see all Reception's lovely smiling faces on Monday.

We have enjoyed a very eventful week in school.

The children have been fantastic stars performing their nativity play 'A very Special Baby'.

This week everyone gets a certificate for their excellent behaviour and effort with our play.

On Thursday we were lucky to have a visit from from Father Christmas on party day.

The Reception staff would like to wish you all a happy, healthy and relaxing Christmas.

See you all in 2021.

Week beginning 7th December 2020

Even though it has been a short week in school the children have been busy learning e.g. how to

play dominoes, make some Christmas decorations, learn a new ICT game and

spending time looking at the Christmas books.

 

Well done to everyone this week, your all stars! Keep well and stay safe.

Week beginning 30th November 2020

On Monday we began preparing for Christmas. The children were introduced to our class Advent Wreath and they have begun to learn about the meaning of the first candle on the Advent wreath.

The children have written their Advent promises thinking about how they can help others.

We have had fun in our Toy Shop Museum finding out about

old toys, buying and selling toys as well as writing shopping lists.

 

Well Done to 

Sammy and Naomi who are our Good Workers this week

and

Isla who is our Gold Award winner.

Week beginning 23rd November 2020

This week we have been listening to lots of stories about toys e.g. 'Lost in the Toy Museum' by David Lucas. We have painted our favourite toy to go on the shelves in our Toy Museum Shop. On Wednesday we looked at Miss Miller's toys that she had as a girl. On Thursday we sorted out photos of old and new toys. 

 

Well Done to 

Sofia, Freya and Matilda who are our Good Workers this week

and

Eve who is our Gold Award winner.

Week beginning 16th November 2020

This week we have been working hard with our maths, participating in a car colour survey and learning about what makes a great friend through different stories and activities (Anti-Bullying Week)

 

Well Done to 

Mila and Emiliana who are our Good Workers this week

.and

Harry who is our Gold Award winner.

Week beginning 9th November 2020

This week we have been busy doing lots of activities

e.g. ordering numbers, matching amounts, counting on game, 

 

We have been  reading the following books: -

'I love you Blue Kangaroo' and 'What shall we do Blue Kangaroo?' .

In small groups the children were asked to build something for toys to play in. They came up with some super ideas e.g. castle, coach, camper van.

The St. Peter's Family helped them to make their constructions 

 

Well Done to 

Luca, Samuel and Jude who are our Good Workers this week (Excellent team work)

Dominic is our Good Worker this term, we are sorry to see you go.

and

Lottie who is our Gold Award winner.

Remembrance Day 11th November 2020

Week beginning 2nd November 2020

Welcome back everyone after the half term.

This week we have been on a shape hunt in our outdoor area, then we worked together to sort the 2D shapes. We have painted and printed our own Autumn trees, as well as making a repeating pattern on the computer.

 

We have been  reading the following books: -

'Were going on a bear hunt' and 'Were going on a leaf hunt' .

In groups of 15 we have been making our own obstacle courses using our St. Peter's Family to help us - Thelma the Thinker, Tim the Team Worker, Percy the Participator and Sandy the Self-Manager.

 

Well Done to 

Alice and Isaac who are our Good Workers this week

and

Lily who is our Gold Award winner.

Week beginning 19th October 2020

This week we have worked in pairs to make a picture of something God made for us to look after.

The children have made some amazing leaf animals.

We have listened to the story ‘The Magic Bed’ by John Burningham and created our own magic flying bed. Please ask your child what their magic word is to make their bed fly.

Well Done to 

Eve and Ava who are our Good Workers this week

and

Dominic who is our Gold Award winner.

Please have a look through the slideshow below to see some photos of the classroom, displays, examples from Learning Journey books and some of the resources that are used in the Reception class.

Week beginning 12th October 2020

This week we have been listening to the story ‘Mr Gumpy's Motor Car’ by John Burningham. 

We then made large cars out of our outdoor construction equipment.

 

We have listened to the story ‘Were Going on a leaf Hunt’ by Steve Metzger and discussed the season of Autumn. Working in pairs we explored our school grounds looking for signs of Autumn. Together we collected Autumn items in preparation for making a picture of something God made for us to look after.

 

Well Done to 

Jude and Gabrielle who are our Good Workers this week

and

Amelie who is our Gold Award winner.

Week beginning 5th October

We have been listening to the story ’Oi! Get Off Our train’  by John Burningham.

Working as teams we have made trains out of different items.

 

Well Done to 

Hugh, Eleanor, George and Matilda who are our Good Workers this week

and

Naomi who is our Gold Award winner.

Week beginning 28th September

This week we have been learning how to use the road works and mechanic shop equipment.

We have been working together inside and outside of our classroom learning how to share our equipment.

 

We have listened to author and illustrator Kristina Stephenson tell us a story about the wonderful world of

Sir Charlie Stinky Socks – the bold, brave, little knight with a heart of gold.

We helped Sir Charlie on his quest for hidden treasure by following the clues and solving the riddles on a mystical map, in a magical, musical retelling of The Tale of Two Treasures. There were puppets, props and songs. We even learnt how to make our own treasure chest.

https://www.readingismagicfestival.com/events/kristina-stephenson

 

 

Well Done to 

Freya and Cypriana who are our Good Workers this week

and

Ollie who is our Gold Award winner.

Week beginning 21st September 2020

We have enjoyed getting to know more about the different things that we can use in Reception.

We have had great fun in our bike area pretending to be someone who helps others e.g. a lollipop person.

 

Well Done to 

Isla and Nuala who are our Good Workers this week

and

Sammy who is our Gold Award winner.

Week beginning the 14th September

Welcome everyone to St Peter’s!

The Reception staff have had a great week with the children getting to know their names, as well as all their lovely personalities.

 

Well Done to 

Orlaith  and Harry who are our Good Workers this week

and

Amelia who is our Gold Award winner.

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